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Articles with keyword "children"

Monument of London toy set


Paper Toys Scale Monumental Heights in Historical Society Collection

Industrial Revolution made space for playthings for children.

Go-Hawks Tribe picture


Happy and the Go-Hawks

Emilie Blackmore Stapp raised millions through her philanthropic club.

Embroidered panel, Janiszew Prison Camp


A Memory of Survival

A woman tells the story of her Holocaust survival through her embroidered art.


Kids as Curators

The Seattle Art Museum brings online exhibitions, virtual reality, and teaching tools to its visitors.

In Focus

Victor Swenson

Victor Swenson has tried to end illiteracy by encouraging a love of reading in adults.


Fragments of Childhood

The everyday life of Greek children is recounted in a new exhibition.


Time Travels

A new animated television series drops ten-year-olds into history--from the Battle of Waterloo to life in ancient Rome.


Playful Pursuits

A new exhibition tells the story of how caravans, merchants, and mercenaries conveyed games from Asia to the West.

Orphan train


Lost Children: Riders on the Orphan Train

In the 1850's, the Children's Aid Society began sending thousands of orphans by train to Western towns for adoption.

Tobacco wagon


Excerpts from the Writings of Wendell Berry

On work and the work of local culture